Nancy Smith is an amazing healer. I have seen Nancy twice now and each time has been amazing. She is a gifted healer. A deep tissue message that left me feeling relaxed and invigorated. I highly recommend Nancy. She is gifted. - Lina It was a great experience! I had the ayurveda consultation and massage. Nancy gave me wonderful tips to manage my health issues and took the time to answer all my questions. The massage was one of the best I ever had and I'm looking forward to having another one! -Juliana
"Both my husband and I have benefited so much from your wonderful work. You know so many modalities and are always willing to give suggestions. Your sessions are deeply healing and relaxing. Massage, according to what a doctor recently suggested to my husband, "is good for EVERYTHING!" I would add, Nancy, that your magical hands and spiritual approach, add many blessings to all you touch!" -Harriet Wagniere, Director , Metaphysical Center of New Jersey
"Nancy, I felt like mush when I got home.....just melted into the couch. It was the best massage/treatment I have ever had. Wow, and thank you for taking the time to analyze my health conditions....so appreciated." -Janet
"This is just a wonderful place with positive and caring staff. Nancy is a compassionate and skilled practitioner who really wants to take care of you. You cannot ask for a better place to go and get your balance back! Thank you!" -Michele
"My Saturday with you was FABULOUS!! I can not wait to come back again and I don't think I have to find anyplace that I would like more. You were sweet and you met my every need. Can't wait for the next time. I will tell all my friends about your place. It was wonderful. Thank you." -Alyssa
The BEST massage I've ever had... "I'm still talking about that massage you gave me! For sure it was the BEST one I ever had, so I just had to say thank you again, it was wonderful. I've been missing you and your yoga class and hope to fit them into my life SOON." - Diane
Information-packed session... "I wanted to say Thank You for a wonderful information-packed session. Your presentation style was one that would make me sign up for more CEU classes with you in a minute. The day went by quickly, due to the stress-free and relaxing format. That means a lot." - Jane Fontana Massage Therapist and iPEC Coach
Can't wait for the next Reiki class with Nancy… "My wife Jill and I are going through the Reiki class with Nancy right now. The class is amazing. Not only is it interesting, relaxing, and spiritually enhancing, but Nancy is so passionate about helping us to learn the Reiki history and practices. We enjoy each and every class so much! We can't wait for the next one..." - Anthony Fasano
Love the energy of the yoga studio… I love the energy of your studio space for our yoga practice, Nancy. You did a wonderful job getting it all together. Thank you! - Ilene Greenfield
Worked wonders… Thanks Nancy -- You're wonderful! I have been feeling mentally and physically better since coming for my appointment. You worked wonders on me. - Maureen M.
Feels more flexibility and a sense of inner self… I'm very pleased with Essence of Self. It feels good to finally try to get back in shape, mind and body. Although I am new to yoga, and have much to learn, I do feel more flexibility, and a sense of inner self. - Linda Diglio
Grateful for yoga introduction… Thanks for introducing me to yoga almost 8 years ago! - Thomas McDonough
Yoga classes designed to help the students' needs… Nancy is an excellent yoga instructor and has taught yoga at the YMCA in Ridgewood for many years. I am fortunate to have had her as an instructor for the past year. Every class is unique and designed to help with the students' needs on that day. - Mike Tillman
Sees the connections between yoga and health… I have truly enjoyed Nancy's yoga classes. She makes every class different and interesting. She is very knowledgeable about the connections between yoga and health. She makes yoga joyful as well. - Nicole Riffel
A place of peace and harmony and healing… The space is not only beautiful and welcoming but filled with warmth and positive energy that Nancy herself exudes. My experience through the years in receiving massage at Essence of Self has been healing, comforting and extremely centering. I leave refreshed, renewed, and with a deeper sense of peace and harmony within. -Sr. Roberta Feil, S.C.
What Our Clients Are Saying
"A place of peace and harmony and healing… The space is not only beautiful and welcoming but filled with warmth and positive energy that Nancy herself exudes. My experience through the years in receiving massage at Essence of Self has been healing, comforting and extremely centering. I leave refreshed, renewed, and with a deeper sense of peace and harmony within." -Sr. Roberta Feil, S.C.